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Hi I'm Elisabeth Robertson

I grew up camping, hiking and climbing. I love being outdoors and working with both plants and animals. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I have completed two years of college majoring in Environmental Science. I love working outdoors and am hoping to get a job working at a park, a nature preserve, or a rescue farm. I've taken Tae Kwon Do for several years and have almost earned my black belt. I enjoy rock climbing, both on man-made walls and in the outdoors, repelling, caving, camping, and zip-lining. And I love taking my horse and my siblings and friends out riding. I love to draw, mostly with pencils and pens although I sometimes dabble in watercolors and digital art. I am also an aspiring writer. I have several ideas for novels that I hope to finish and maybe get published. I love dancing, and will often do so in place while I'm standing. I play both the piano and the violin and can sing. I am the oldest of seven girls, I have one older brother, and I love every member of my family so much.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and have decided to remain a member because of the peace and comfort I have felt when I follow the teachings and advice given by the prophets. I have felt my savior's love for me as I study the scriptures, when I pray, and especially as I've been preparing to go on a mission. I know that our Heavenly Father loves every person on this earth and wants so badly for us to choose to return to him. I can only hope that I can be a part of showing people how to feel his endless love for them.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to always treat others with respect and love. I serve in my ward by playing the piano for singing time with the 3 through 12-year-olds, and by helping pick songs to sing during our meetings.

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Elisabeth Robertson
God will never force us to follow him. It has to be our choice. So if we want to enter into a covenant with our Lord, have Christ's atonement to apply to us, and be forgiven of the sins we make while living a mortal life, we must be baptized with the authority of God. Baptism is how we tell him that we are ready and willing to follow his teachings. While many churches have baptisms, and many new members have been baptized into their previous church; if the ordinance is not performed with Christ's authority it is not valid. So we baptize new members of the church to help them become closer to God, and to take that step to continue their eternal journey. Show more Show less